Trey Rogillio claims Southern Futurity Amatuer Classic championship

November 1st, 2020

Trey Rogillio, Ethel, La., scored 218 points on Bet Shesa Martini 15, by Bet Hesa Cat, to win the 5/6-year-old Amateur championship and $5,464 in the Southern Futurity on October 31, in Jackson, Miss.

Austria Arnold, Terrell, Tex., on Cat About Houston, by Metallic Cat, and Phillip Garrison, Canton, Miss., with Kit Kat Sugar Daddy, by Kit Kat Sugar, each earned $4,017 with 216.5 points, the second highest score in the finals.

Trey Rogillio, the NCHA earner of $82,274, and Bet Shesa Martini 15 were Amateur finalists in the 2018 NCHA Futurity, and took the reserve championship in last year’s Intermediate Amateur at the Southern Futurity.

Bet Shesa Martini 15 LTE $31,675, a 5-year-old mare bred by James Eakin, Hondo, Tex., is out of the unshown Dual Rey daughter Dual Martini. The dam of two NCHA earners of $48,429, in addition to a reined cow horse earner of $22,738,  Dual Martini is out of $1.1 million producer Miss Martini Play, by Freckles Playboy.

Austria Arnold, the NCHA earner of $152,337, and Cat About Houston won the 2020 NCHA Classic Challenge Amateur championship, as well as the Cattlemen’s Classic Amateur Unlimited, and the Brazos Bash 5/6 Amateur Classic.

Six-year-old gelding Cat About Houston LTE $131,185 was bred by Rose Valley Ranch, out of Bet On Houston LTE $42,089, by Peptoboonsmal. Bet On Houston was an Open finalist at the 2005 NCHA Super Stakes and Breeders Invitational with Lindy Burch, and has produced 11 earners of $948,106, including Bet On A Cat LTE $415,758 and Judgement Day LTE $142,587.

Phillip Garrison the NCHA earner of $55,045, has been a finalist in five Southern Futurity divisions since 2018, including as reserve champion of the 2019 Southern Futurity  Amateur Intermediate on Kit Kat Sugar Daddy.

Kit Kat Sugar Daddy LTE $53,881, a 6-year-old gelding, was bred by Banawien Ranch out of the Peptoboonsmal daughter Little Pepto Patti LTE $123,768, the dam of seven earners of $115,005. Kit Kat Sugar Daddy was also a 2018 Open Super Stakes and 2019 Super Stakes Classic finalist under Hayden Upton.

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